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Darling Harbour

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Address: Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 20:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Scenic entertainment complex that features shops, restaurants, museums and...

Scenic entertainment complex that features shops, restaurants, museums and other tourist attractions.

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Definitely a lovely place

Whether you fancy a gentle walk or you are seeking a drink in a cool bistro or even a meal in a beautiful restaurant, this is the place.

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Sydney, Australia
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Whether you fancy a gentle walk or you are seeking a drink in a cool bistro or even a meal in a beautiful restaurant, this is the place.

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New Delhi, India
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Superb places to be in Sydney... easy accessible through ferries from Circular Quay... the place offer great view during day and night... the entire city is infront of you from Pyrmont Bridge... lot of things to do from having great food to visiting Madam Tussauds etc.

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Cochrane, Canada
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Our first day in Sydney was cold and raining so we visited the aquarium and wildlife centre. Lots of resturants and there is a mall if you are looking for supplies. You can also pick up tour boats here but they are much more expensive then ferries

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New York City, New York
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I loved spending the day at Darling Harbour. Totally enjoyed it. So convenient having so much to do within walking distance. The kids en joyed themselves

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Having been out all day we didn't want to go far in the evening so as our hotel was near the harbour we decided to walk here. A very pleasant way to while away a few hours, we stopped in a bar for a drink and did some people watching in a very attractive looking harbour.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took train from Bankstown to Central, walking thru China town to this place. Such a nice peaceful afternoon. After wandering, we stopped by a Korean restaurant nearby to have lunch. There're many shops and restaurant to choose by the way.

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Darling harbour wonderful great restaurants and shopping and walks plenty for children beautiful at night

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While in Sydney I choose to stay at Adina Harbourside. Darling harbour is right on your doorstep. The ferry terminal is a short stroll away. There are so many fantastic, very affordable restaurants right along the harbour. There is many tourist attractions and of a night this place is gorgeous. The city is only a few minutes walk. It is... More 

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St Peter Port, United Kingdom
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We always enjoy visiting this vibrant area. This time we chose to travel by train to Milson’s Point and then take the ferry to Darling Harbour. We love the vibrancy, the harbour views and the great choice of restaurants. There is also a shopping centre here with a variety of shops from souvenirs to a British Lolly Shop with sweets... More 

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Great place if you have kids because it is traffic free, there are various attractions such as the Aquarium, Maritime Museum, big gardens with play areas and the Powerhouse Museum. For adults there are various bars and restaurants at Cockle Bay Wharf, although to be honest I was underwhelmed. Harbourside (a shopping mall) on the other side offers great views... More 

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The original docklands of Darling Harbour have been transformed into a tourist mecca with entertainment for the whole family. Cockle Bay Wharf offers dining options from budget to upscale and million dollar views of the harbour. Young crowds gather on weekends for nightlife that ranges from salsa clubs to Dj’s. Families can visit the Chinese Gardens of Friendship or the Sydney Aquarium, one of the largest in the world. The Sydney Maritime Museum and the IMAX theatre are also popular attractions. The Harbourside Shopping Centre is a site unto itself, with hundreds of shops, restaurants and bars. On Saturdays in the summer, the city puts on a spectacular fireworks show along the harbour's shore and there are plenty of other free events during the year - Darling Harbour Fiesta, VIVID’s light installations and the Sydney Festival, just to name a few.
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